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How to partition a physical disk using Disk Utility in macOS Sierra

Apple World Today<p>How to partition a physical disk using Disk Utility in macOS Sierra<p>By Dennis Sellers Jul 11, 2017, 7:30 am342 pts<p>You can use macOS …

All the keyboard shortcuts you’ll ever need for Safari on iPad

Safari on the Mac is almost entirely controllable by the keyboard. You can open tabs, navigate forms on the page, and search through pages. And even if there’s no built-in shortcut, the Mac lets you add custom shortcuts to any menu item. The iPad isn’t quite so well-served, but you’d be surprised …

How to record your iPhone or iPad's screen

Learn how to record the screen of your iPhone or iPad using built-in tools on your Mac.Recording the screen of your iPhone or iPad can be a great way …

17 iPad tips and secrets you’ll use

I’ve tried to solely include iPad-only features here, though I have included a couple that work across iOS which I think come into their own on the …

Apps

How to take a screenshot on a Mac — and 15 other useful keyboard shortcuts

There are a ton of hidden keyboard shortcuts in MacBooks and Mac computers. Here are the best and most useful ones that only power users know about.<p><b>Volume:</b><p>1. Turn up or down the volume in 1/4 increments: press and hold "Option," "Shift," and either "Volume Control" key.<p><b>In the "Finder" …

Handbrake Developers Issue Mac Security Warning After Mirror Download Server Hack

The developers of open source video transcoder app Handbrake have issued a security warning to Mac users after a mirror download server hosting the software was hacked.<p>The alert was issued on Saturday after it was discovered that the original HandBrake-1.0.7.dmg installer file on mirror server …

How to Show Week Numbers in Calendar App on iPhone

In the Calendar app on iPhone, you can view days and months automatically. But you can also turn on week numbers, which will allow the Calendar app to display the week number of this year. Not everyone will find this tip necessary but if you like or need to know what week of the year it is, use …

Apps

How to move and control mouse pointer using your Mac’s keyboard

No matter if you’re designing a newsletter in Pages, putting together a mockup of your blog in Pixelmator, editing a video project in Final Cut Pro …

Final Cut

Tip: delete Apple Music cache in iTunes to reclaim storage space on your Mac

iOS 10 provides a handy feature allowing users to limit the amount of storage space used for keeping songs downloaded on an iPhone, iPad or iPod …

Apple Music

How to add an image to your email signature on Mac

Mac users who rely on the Mail app to send and receive emails can easily add a logo image to their email signature.Doing so can make your email …

Tutorials

7 features from Windows you can bring to your Mac

Windows converts, you can bring a handful of familiar features to your Mac.<p>Longtime Windows users making the leap to a Mac will need to go through a bit of an adjustment period before they begin to feel comfortable navigating MacOS. In an effort to bring you comfort, allow me to ask and answer …

Operating Systems

25 essential tips and tricks for Mac owners

Regardless of what critics say, though, this is Apple. That means people are going to buy these things. And since these are the most significant refreshes to come to the Mac lineup in years, they're likely to reel in more than a few newcomers to macOS.<p>If you're one of these Mac newbies — or if …

24 Mac Keyboard Shortcuts to Boost Your Productivity

Apple’s Mac computers are powerful tools for productivity. But there are some ways you can boost the Mac’s ability to get-stuff-done — including a …

9 Basic Mac Hacks To Make Your Life Super Easy

Have you always been a Windows person and now have recently switched to a MacBook Pro?Do you find the Apple interface confusing?Are you a Mac user, …

MacBook Pro

How to Sort Your Mac’s Folders on Top of Files (Windows-Style)

Switch to a new operating system and there are all sorts of little difference to get used to. The way macOS sorts folders and files is one of those …

Operating Systems

These custom wallpapers unlock a hidden glitch in the iPhone’s interface

Apple's new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus have been out for just over a month, and millions upon millions of people across the country have now …

5 Incredibly Useful Mac Keyboard Shortcuts You Didn't Know

Mac users may already know that <b>Command+C</b> is the shortcut for copying and <b>Command+V</b> allows you to paste, but there are a host of other keyboard …

Keyboard Shortcuts

Free AI-powered photo editing app Prisma now supports video too

We were impressed by AI-powered photo editing app Prisma when it launched in July, and more so when it added offline access to most filters, but the app has now gone even further. The latest version of the app now supports video too – though it is limited to short clips of up to 15 seconds.<p>We’re …

Apps

MacTrast Deals: 2016 Mac Freebie Bundle: 8 Great Mac Productivity Apps for FREE!

The 2016 Mac Freebie Bundle offers 8 great Mac productivity apps for free! These will help you organize your photos and videos, streamline your …

How to Type the  Apple Emoji  on Windows and Mac

Have you ever wanted to type the  Apple symbol logo on your MacBook or Mac computer? It’s a neat little text glyph that can be used in a variety of …

iOS 10 tips: Change 'press home to unlock' back to 'rest to unlock'

Tips<p>Slide to unlock is gone in iOS 10, and isn't coming back. In its place is "press home to unlock" which works well for the iPhone 6s and newer, …

iOS

Use AppCleaner to Reset Any Mac App Back to Its Default Settings

We’re fans of AppCleaner as an app uninstaller, but over on How-To Geek, they point out that the free software is also useful for resetting apps back …

Apps

iOS 10 How-To: Print to PDF from anywhere in iOS using 3D Touch

One of the few gripes I have with 3D Touch is that it’s not explicitly clear when you can use it throughout iOS to bring up more options. With iOS 10, 3D Touch has gained even more functionality, yet people are still discovering functionality that has seemingly been there, in some form, since iOS 9.<p>…

Apps

Finding the best free fonts for numbers

Graphiq's Samantha Zhang shares 3 principles for picking the best fonts for numbers and data visualizations.The post Finding the best free fonts for …

Typography

Pro tip: make an applet that quits all opened Mac apps instantly

Those of you with Macs know that you can’t just click on the Close button to exit out of most apps. Instead, you have to physically quit those apps …

Apps

Speed Up iPhone: How to Clear RAM on iPhone to Make It Faster

How do you clear RAM on iPhone and what does clearing RAM do? Resetting RAM on your iPhone makes it perform faster. Memory on iPhone is about how many various activities are going on at once. Clearing RAM allows iPhone to clear out any processing it doesn’t need to currently do. When you clear RAM …

Mobile Technology

Easily delete photos from your iPhone or iPad with Image Capture on Mac

If you have a Mac, then you also have a really useful image importing app called Image Capture lurking in your Applications folder.To be completely …

Tutorials

11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Microsoft Excel is an amazing piece of software, and even regular users might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.<p>Of course you can move from cell to cell with …

Tutorials

Your big-name PC may have a security flaw in its update software

Those problems with security holes in big PC makers' software bundles? They might not be over yet. Duo Security says it found vulnerabilities in the update software for Acer, ASUS, Dell, HP and Lenovo. Some vendors were more secure than others in Duo's testing, but all of them were insecure enough …

Apple iOS Has A Clever Photo Zoom Trick

Ever wanted to check small details in a photo, but found yourself frustrated when the iOS Photos app won’t let you zoom in quite much as you want? Well, Wayne Williams over at Betanews has discovered a handy trick which will let you zoom in just as much as you jolly well please.<p>The there’s no …

Mobile Photography